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Acton Commentary
Report: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos criticizes ‘sycophants of the system’ at Acton dinnerEducation Secretary Betsy DeVos was warmly welcomed at the Acton Institute’s 27
Acton Commentary / Posted 14 minutes ago
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was warmly welcomed at the Acton Institute’s 27th Annual Dinner on Wednesday night and won applause for her plans to promote innovation and choice in schools. According to an article on her speech published on the... Read more
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TribLIVE
North Huntingdon family, EMT reunite 35 years after ambulance birthCopeman (left), 35, and her mom Sherry Siniawski, pose for a portrait with form
TribLIVE / Posted an hour ago
Copeman (left), 35, and her mom Sherry Siniawski, pose for a portrait with former North Huntingdon Rescue 8 EMT Jim Acton, at the Siniawski home in North Huntingdon, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Acton delivered baby Halle on Oct. 11, 1982,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Massive Sanford blaze sends 1 to hospital, children evacuated from nearby elementary schoolbegan. Police said they have arrested people who live there in the past on drug
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 hours ago
began. Police said they have arrested people who live there in the past on drug charges. Fire departments from Sanford, Acton, Alfred, Arundel, and Lebanon have responded. The fire reached at least four alarms. Sanford Police confirms the State... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Lumby students go greenare looking for soil to plant in and they have spaces located at the school for
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 hours ago
are looking for soil to plant in and they have spaces located at the school for flower beds,” said Mayor Kevin Acton. The students recently received 600 bulbs from the Bulbs For Kids program and Swan Lake Nurseryland. Members of... Read more
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Gazette
Police appeal for witnesses after a hit and run incident in Iron ActonPOLICE are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run incident in Iron Act
Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run incident in Iron Acton. Officers say a motorcycle was in collision with a black car – possibly a Honda – on Yate Road, near to Iron Acton Garden Centre on September at about 2.50pm. The car... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South GloucestershireNovember 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thor
Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
November 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thornbury 5.30pm: Bonfire Night in Iron Acton Parish Meadows 6pm: 1st Winterbourne St. Michael's Scout Group’s bonfire and fireworks display, at Sunny Acres Farm,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Betsy DeVos speaks in Grand Rapids, protesters gather outsideof DeVos Place Wednesday where the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was the k
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 18 hours ago
of DeVos Place Wednesday where the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was the keynote speaker at the annual dinner for the Acton Institute. Many people we spoke to outside were upset with what they see as her lack of support for the public school... Read more
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MLive.com
DeVos praises Trump tax plan, criticizes 'sycophants of the system' in Grand Rapids speechmediocrity, a surge of spending and bloated bureaucracy to go along with it."
MLive.com / Posted 18 hours ago
mediocrity, a surge of spending and bloated bureaucracy to go along with it." DeVos spoke to a crowd of about 1,000 at the Acton Institute's 2017 annual dinner. The Grand Rapids-based think tank aims to promote a "free and virtuous society... Read more
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MLive.com
Betsy DeVos speech in Grand Rapids draws protesters who heckle attendeesWednesday. About 30 protesters showed up outside DeVos Place prior to the nati
MLive.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Wednesday. About 30 protesters showed up outside DeVos Place prior to the national education secretary's speech at the Acton Institute's annual dinner. The protesters mostly shouted "shame on you" at various people entering the venue, but at... Read more
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News.com.au
Seeing double in Hurlstone Park75 Acton St in Hurlstone Park is just one of two houses next to each other up f
News.com.au / Posted 23 hours ago
75 Acton St in Hurlstone Park is just one of two houses next to each other up for sale. Source:Supplied TWO sisters in Hurlstone Park who have lived next to each other for 47 years are selling up at the same time. Now, with the extended family... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Land transactions for the week of Oct. 18to Shelby shores -Roderick O Connor to Eugene Norton for $545,000 for lot 1829
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
to Shelby shores -Roderick O Connor to Eugene Norton for $545,000 for lot 1829 of highland lakes -Eugene Borgosz to David Acton Building Corporation for $210,000 for property -Jodie Alaimo to Brenda Powell for $177,000 for lot 13 of silver... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Need a bike? Clark County sheriff giving away dozens for freehave a person that is unfortunate and can’t afford a car, I have no problem giv
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
have a person that is unfortunate and can’t afford a car, I have no problem giving them a bicycle to get to work.” Stacey Acton, a Springfield resident, is excited about the program and said the city needs something like this. She doesn’t know... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Daniel Mahoney on the Bolshevik Revolution; Upstream on Blade Runner 2049On this episode of Radio Free Acton, John Couretas, Director of Communications
Acton Commentary / Posted yesterday
On this episode of Radio Free Acton, John Couretas, Director of Communications at the Acton Institute, speaks with Daniel J. Mahoney, Professor of Political Science at Assumption College, on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution. Then, on... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Matrix of Master and Slavesaid institutions, perhaps it is wise to take retrospect at exactly what great
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
said institutions, perhaps it is wise to take retrospect at exactly what great thinkers of the Western world have said.Lord Acton John Dalberg-Acton (1834-1902) was a writer and politician, and his words are part of a foundational thought pattern... Read more
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Perth Now
Star announces split from radio showa song he had penned for his team on-air this morning. Gunsberg told co-hosts
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
a song he had penned for his team on-air this morning. Gunsberg told co-hosts Stav Davidson, Abby Coleman and Matty Acton that with the new addition of The Bachelor in Paradise to Channel 10 alongside The Bachelor and The Bachelorette... Read more
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The Telegraph
Madison County police news, Oct. 17of domestic battery in 2014. Bail was set at $35,000. WOOD RIVER – Nicole A. M
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of domestic battery in 2014. Bail was set at $35,000. WOOD RIVER – Nicole A. McCane, 29, of the first block of East Acton Avenue, Wood River, was charged Tuesday with aggravated domestic battery. She allegedly pushed a victim through a... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
About 22% turnout for municipal electionsDale Smith, Tom Burton, Roxie Rutt, and Bill Smith returning, while new candida
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
Dale Smith, Tom Burton, Roxie Rutt, and Bill Smith returning, while new candidates Winston Delorme Ward 1 (51) and Shawn Acton Ward 4 (79) will sit at the table for the next four years. Grande Prairie Public School District Results from the... Read more
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BC Local News
Outdoor smoking allowed in LumbyCanadian Cancer Society and prohibiting smoking in outdoor public places came f
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Canadian Cancer Society and prohibiting smoking in outdoor public places came from Coun. Randal Ostafichuk and Mayor Kevin Acton. “Any time we can keep it (smoking) away from kids, it’s a positive. If kids don’t see us doing it, they may not... Read more
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New York Post
Why Hollywood is the perfect hunting ground for pervsof submission in such situations is ambiguous. What does consent even mean unde
New York Post / Posted yesterday
of submission in such situations is ambiguous. What does consent even mean under such psychological circumstances? Lord Acton said that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely — and while someone like Weinstein didn’t actually have... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Proposed law seeks to protect abandoned animals in vacant propertiesto protect animal welfare, including enhancing citations and fines for animal c
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
to protect animal welfare, including enhancing citations and fines for animal cruelty and further regulating pet shops. Acton State Senator Jamie Eldridge shared the story of a 2-year-old yellow lab who was abandoned in a vacant condominium in... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Outdoor smoking allowed in LumbyCanadian Cancer Society and prohibiting smoking in outdoor public places came f
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 2 days ago
Canadian Cancer Society and prohibiting smoking in outdoor public places came from Coun. Randal Ostafichuk and Mayor Kevin Acton. “Any time we can keep it (smoking) away from kids, it’s a positive. If kids don’t see us doing it, they may not... Read more
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Daily Echo
Home businesses could provide extra £4.3billion for economygrowth at this critical juncture for the country as plans are put in place for
Daily Echo / Posted 2 days ago
growth at this critical juncture for the country as plans are put in place for our exit from the European Union.” Samantha Acton, founder of cleaning business Domestic Angels, has experienced first-hand the challenges of growing her own home... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South GloucestershireNovember 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thor
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
November 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thornbury 5.30pm: Bonfire Night in Iron Acton Parish Meadows 6pm: 1st Winterbourne St. Michael's Scout Group’s bonfire and fireworks display, at Sunny Acres Farm,... Read more
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Gazette
Planning applicationsto planning permission PK17/2596/F, erection of two detatched dwellings with ac
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
to planning permission PK17/2596/F, erection of two detatched dwellings with access parking and associated works. Iron Acton: 5 Algars Drive, erection of one semi-detached dwelling with new access and associated works. Oldbury on Severn: West... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Girls Volleyball: Danielle Thompson, Geneva take down St. Francisplaying well." Geneva (16-13) had a brief pregame ceremony for its seven senio
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
playing well." Geneva (16-13) had a brief pregame ceremony for its seven seniors: Thompson, Lambillotte, Bellano, Nicole Acton, Annie Mooney, Kristina Anneliese Lockner and Marisa Warta. Warta received a nice applause and cheer from the home... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Lumby flood work under reviewend of March. The contract amount is $148,662. “We are excited to see this hap
Vernon Morning Star / Posted 3 days ago
end of March. The contract amount is $148,662. “We are excited to see this happen. This work is priority for Lumby, and we will be looking forward to working with the province to see this project through to completion,” said Mayor Kevin Acton, M... Read more
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express
A Day By The Sea review: This is the archetypal well-made playvirtues far outweigh the vices in Tricia Thorns’s sensitive production. Her ca
express / Posted 4 days ago
virtues far outweigh the vices in Tricia Thorns’s sensitive production. Her cast led by John Sackville, David Acton and the ever-excellent Susan Tracy give performances both emotionally true and faithful to the period. It is a joy to... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Acton woman died in freak Westford accidentthe woman killed Thursday in a freak accident in the Market Basket parking lot
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
the woman killed Thursday in a freak accident in the Market Basket parking lot in Cornerstone Square as Wei Wang, 64, of Acton. Wang was putting groceries into her car Thursday morning in the parking lot when another driver, parking in an... Read more
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Goal.com
Melbourne Victory FC v Melbourne City FC Live Commentary & Result, , A-League(GK); Geria, Donachie, Williams, Broxham; Milligan, Valeri (c); Barbarouses, Tr
Goal.com / Posted 5 days ago
(GK); Geria, Donachie, Williams, Broxham; Milligan, Valeri (c); Barbarouses, Troisi, George; Berisha. SUBSTITUTIONS - Acton (GK), Austin, Deng, Sanchez, Ingham. Melbourne City are looking at keeping their perfect start to the season in tact,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Trump risks making US rogue actor as he condemns Iran nuclear dealby the US. If the US then imposes sanctions or scraps the deal, then the US wil
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
by the US. If the US then imposes sanctions or scraps the deal, then the US will be left highly isolated,” said James Acton, co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. “The... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Coldwater swimming takes win; Quincy sweeps Concord in VB action; LMS VB competeswhen hey travel to Jonesville for their “I Wear Pink for Someone Special” Volle
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
when hey travel to Jonesville for their “I Wear Pink for Someone Special” Volleyball Tournament. LMS Volleyball sees acton COLDWATER — The Coldwater Legg Middle School Lady Cardinals saw a little bit of action Thursday night, taking on the... Read more
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Bury Free Press
Best in the businesswon the Green/Environment Award, sponsored this year by the Bury Free Press’s p
Bury Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
won the Green/Environment Award, sponsored this year by the Bury Free Press’s parent company Iliffe Media. Aponic, from Acton, make vertical aeroponic growing systems. Their shortlist colleagues were Greener Growth and Infusions. But the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Shocking picture shows why you should NEVER put anything down on an escalator"This wasn't a good start. I started my own company so the laptop was my work.
Daily Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
"This wasn't a good start. I started my own company so the laptop was my work. "I was travelling from a client meeting in Acton when it happened. "I put my MacBook down on the escalator step as I was going up it. As I was half-way up, the bag got... Read more
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Boston Herald
Authorities ID woman crushed to death by her own SUVown SUV during a supermarket parking lot accident. Prosecutors on Friday ident
Boston Herald / Posted 6 days ago
own SUV during a supermarket parking lot accident. Prosecutors on Friday identified the victim as 64-year-old Wei Wang, of Acton. The accident happened Thursday outside the Market Basket in Westford, about 30 miles northwest of Boston. Authorities... Read more
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Boston Globe
Woman crushed by own car in Market Basket lot was 64-old Acton residentwhen her own vehicle crushed her Thursday morning in a Market Basket parking lo
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
when her own vehicle crushed her Thursday morning in a Market Basket parking lot in Westford was a 64-year-old resident of Acton, prosecutors said Friday. Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan’s office identified the victim as Wei Wang in a... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Victim in Westford accident ID'dWBZ) WESTFORD -- Authorities have identified the woman killed Thursday in a pa
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
WBZ) WESTFORD -- Authorities have identified the woman killed Thursday in a parking lot accident as Wei Wang, 64, of Acton. Wang was putting groceries into her car Thursday morning in the parking lot of the Market Basket at Cornerstone Square... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Economic man is a myth, but ‘nudging’ is a distractionbirth to a morally animated liberty—not merely the power to do what one wants b
Acton Commentary / Posted 6 days ago
birth to a morally animated liberty—not merely the power to do what one wants but the right to do what one ought(as Lord Acton observed)—is not a tradition of mere utility, selfishness, pleasure-seeking, or determinism. Freedom rightly understood... Read more
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Daily Mail
Craig David agrees to attend couple's weddingshared on the radio station's Facebook page, David can be seen speaking to pres
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
shared on the radio station's Facebook page, David can be seen speaking to presenters Stav Davidson, Abby Coleman, Matt Acton and Osher Gunsberg when they inform him there's a fan on the phone. Abby Coleman says: 'They're a massive Craig David... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Sprinkler systems to be installed in a dozen Salford tower blocksManchester to ensure they comply with fire safety regulations.Kembell House, Ec
Manchester Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
Manchester to ensure they comply with fire safety regulations.Kembell House, Eccles Chair of the fire committee Coun David Acton said: “The Grenfell Tower tragedy marks a defining moment in relation to fire safety in high rise buildings across the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Mashpee and Nantucket match up in Div. 7 South showdownCOUNTY — Cambridge at Westford, 7; Newton South at Boston Latin, 7; Concord-Car
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
COUNTY — Cambridge at Westford, 7; Newton South at Boston Latin, 7; Concord-Carlisle at Wayland, 7; Lincoln-Sudbury at Acton-Boxborough, 7. EASTERN ATHLETIC — Martha’s Vineyard at Bishop Stang, 6. HOCKOMOCK — Foxborough at Milford, 7;... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Acton senator's ranked-choice voting bill sees sizable support in hearing By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- Activists donning blue "
Lowell Sun / Posted 6 days ago
By J.D. Capelouto Statehouse Correspondent BOSTON -- Activists donning blue "Voter Choice Massachusetts" shirts packed a Statehouse hearing room Thursday and begged lawmakers... Read more
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Acton Commentary
Ideas, intellectuals and the free economyIn another round of conservative debate on the virtues — or vices — of the mark
Acton Commentary / Posted 7 days ago
In another round of conservative debate on the virtues — or vices — of the market economy, Acton Research Director Samuel Gregg published a new piece at Public Discourse in which he takes on the critiques of writer Matthew McManus. MacManus’... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Theresa May slammed as man finally wins disability benefit - 2 days after dyinghas blasted Theresa May after her partner finally won his disability benefits b
Daily Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
has blasted Theresa May after her partner finally won his disability benefits back - two days after he died. Carol Acton, 68, was left "angry and lost for words" after receiving the shock letter while she grieved for her love of 12 years... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
These neglected roads are set to be repaired by the councilAvenue Crosby Road Deal Close Douro Street Gilmerton Drive Hallam Road Re
Manchester Evening News / Posted 7 days ago
Avenue Crosby Road Deal Close Douro Street Gilmerton Drive Hallam Road Reatehr Walk Scotland Hall Road Acton Avenue Aldham Avenue Ascot Road Averill Street Ballantine Street Bridlington Close Camden Avenue Chelsea... Read more
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The Hill
The Hill's 12:30 Reportlikely go down: http://bit.ly/2zki8eW OP-ED: In an op-ed for The Hill, nuclear
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
likely go down: http://bit.ly/2zki8eW OP-ED: In an op-ed for The Hill, nuclear policy experts Jarrett Blanc and James M. Acton of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace explain why they think ditching the Iran deal is a mistake by any... Read more
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The Hill
Ditching Iran deal is a serious mistake — by any measureObama, responsible for the full and effective implementation of the Joint Compr
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
Obama, responsible for the full and effective implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). James M. Acton is co-director of the Nuclear Policy Program and a senior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.... Read more
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London SE1
A Day by The Sea at Southwark Playhousein 2017 raising the question of Brexit. Tension is relived with snatches of hu
London SE1 / Posted 7 days ago
in 2017 raising the question of Brexit. Tension is relived with snatches of humour mostly assigned to the doctor (David Acton) and solicitor William (David Gooderson). But the audience only erupts with very long laughter when widow Laura (Susan... Read more
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Gazette
Planning department weekly listHorton Hill, erection of two-storey and single-storey side extensions to provid
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
Horton Hill, erection of two-storey and single-storey side extensions to provide additional living accommodation. Iron Acton: Mr and Mrs Townsend, Rock View, Engine Common Lane, Yate, erection of up to four dwellings (outline). Marshfield:... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Dagga couple want to join second court battle for legalisationinterest. The Cape Town case was brought to court by Rastafarian activist Gare
Daily Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
interest. The Cape Town case was brought to court by Rastafarian activist Gareth Prince and the Dagga Party‚ led by Jeremy Acton‚ and in its judgment‚ the court found that the ban on the personal use of dagga by adults in their homes was an... Read more
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Rippa
Melbourne Victory vs Melbourne City A- City and Victory clash in blockbuster Melbourne derby8. Neil Kilkenny (promoted), 17.Tim Cahill (returns from international duty) M
Rippa / Posted 7 days ago
8. Neil Kilkenny (promoted), 17.Tim Cahill (returns from international duty) Melbourne Victory Squad: 1. Matt Acton (GK), 2. Jason Geria, 4. Rhys Williams, 5. Mark Milligan, 6. Leigh Broxham, 8. Besart Berisha, 9. Kosta Barbarouses,... Read more
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